SEMPER Scotland is the primary staff association that exists to support and represent all minority ethnic employees on issues of equality in race and to ensure that the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) and the Police Service of Scotland (Police Scotland) uphold the principles and practices of racial equality.
The organisation is managed by employees from various ranks and levels within the Scottish Police Authority (SPA), Police Scotland and British Transport Police, who are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fairness throughout policing.
SEMPER Scotland is committed to inspiring a diverse and inclusive workforce that fully represents the changing demographics of Scottish communities to underpin policing and criminal justice that are essential for a safe and secure society in a flourishing nation.
SEMPERscotland is a one of the recognised non-statutory police staff association and is a member of the National Black Police Association (UK) and the European Network Against Racism (ENAR).
The organisation is funded by the Justice Department and Police Scotland and is a Scottish Charity Incorporated Organisation (SC045722).